IWOC Vice President Jane Albright will talk about curating an exhibit featuring toys from the Land of Oz, set to open in Kansas City next January.
Director Sean Barrett will give us a preview of 'The Oz Project', a music video mash-up of MGM's Oz and 'The Wiz'
Ryan Bunch is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Wizard of Oz Club and Co-Chair of the 2016 Philly Oz Convention.
Past IWOC President Angelica Shirley Carpenter will introduce us to the subject of her recent biography, Matilda Joslyn Gage.
Philadelphia Artist Dennis Cobourn helped design the "Art of Oz" installation and created original illustrations for the convention.
Nell Shaw Cohen is the composer of a new opera based on Baum's "The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus" with librettist Edward Einhorn.
Director, playwright, librettist, and novelist Edward Einhorn will share his work on a new opera based on Baum's 'Life and Adventures of Santa Claus'.
John Fricke, the world's preeminent Wizard of Oz and Judy Garland author, will join us to discuss Judy Garland and the MGM Film.
Musicologist Walter Frisch will talk about the history and changing meanings of "Over the Rainbow" from Judy Garland to IZ.
Blair Frodelius will talk about the Oz Index and some of the more unusual items he has discovered.
Visit the Oz Index at www.theOzIndex.com.
L. Frank Baum Memorial Award winner Atticus Gannaway will share his research into William F. Lee of the publishers of the Oz books, Reilly & Lee.
Oz Club Treasurer Michael Gessel is collaborating on a display of materials relating to W.W. Denslow's work in Philadelphia.
Susan Hall will lead us in Ozzy fun activities like PictionOzy.
Renowned author of The Annotated Wizard of Oz, Michael Patrick Hearn will join us for a special interview with the niece of Ruth Plumly Thompson.
Oz collector Scott Hedley will co-host our Oz Show and Tell with Walter Krueger.
Film critic Ryan Jay will lead a panel on recent and upcoming film and television Oz projects.
Actor, Author and Entertainer Jon Koons will wow us with magical performances, including a reading from his unique Wizard of Oz audiobook.
Oz collectibles expert Wally Krueger will co-host an Oz Show and Tell, preview his upcoming blog, and show us how to make ruby slippers!
Micah Mahjoubian is the devoted husband of International Wizard of Oz Club member Ryan Bunch, and Co-Chair of the 2016 Philly Oz Convention.
Pianist Elizabeth Manus will accompany a preview of Edward Einhorn and Nell Shaw Cohen's opera based on 'The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus'.